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Applied Science

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
54000 USD/year
54000 USD/year
54000 USD/year
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About

The School of Science offers a Master of Science in Applied Science, which is a professional degree with no thesis requirement that prepares graduates who have traditional discipline-oriented backgrounds to function more effectively in industrial, governmental, or other interdisciplinary occupations. 

Overview

Its intention is to help working professionals upgrade their technical expertise and cross boundaries among disciplines. No financial aid from Rensselaer is available for this program. In addition to extensive science offerings, students may take applicable courses in other schools such as Management, Engineering, or Humanities and Social Sciences.

Some concentration examples include:
  • analytical and environmental chemistry
  • applied groundwater science
  • biochemistry/biophysics
  • bioinformatics
  • chemistry and entrepreneurship
  • database management systems
  • microelectronics manufacturing
  • optimization and statistics
  • parallel and scientific computation
  • photonics
  • polymer science and engineering, and
  • software engineering.

Programme Structure

A typical Master of Science in Applied Science curriculum consists of:

  • Two to four core courses that establish the basis for advanced study in an area of specialization
  • Two to four specialization courses that are fundamental to an area of specialization
  • Two to six elective courses that allow students to focus in a particular area within their specialization and gain skills intersecting their technical field with other disciplines.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • Nonrefundable application processing fee of $75
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Portfolio, if required by department
  • IT Background Evaluation form (IT only)
  • Transcripts and Degrees
  • Degree Equivalency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    54000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    54000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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